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Prelinger Archives
by U.S. War Department
movies
eye 90,253
favorite 85
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How the atomic bomb destroyed the people and cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.
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Topics: World War II: Japan, Atomic-nuclear: Weapons, World War II: Nuclear weapons
Prelinger Archives
by MPO Productions
movies
eye 154,784
favorite 266
comment 26
Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire's "Kitchen of the Future."
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Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Gender roles
Cooking - movies
by Centron Corporation
movies
eye 10,439
favorite 17
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Two teenage girls learn how a knowledge of homemaking can contribute to the enrichment of life.
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Topics: Gender roles, Home economics
Prelinger Archives
by Archer Productions, Inc.
movies
eye 706,625
favorite 341
comment 76
Selected for the 2004 National Film Registry of "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" motion pictures. Famous Civil Defense film for children in which Bert the Turtle shows what to do in case of atomic attack.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Animation
Cooking - movies
by Iowa State Teachers' College
movies
eye 13,411
favorite 36
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Four years in the lives of four home economics students at Iowa State University.
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Topics: Gender roles, Home economics, Colleges and universities
Prelinger Archives
by Various
movies
eye 71,376
favorite 63
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Collection of TV commercials significant to the history and development of TV as an advertising medium.
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Topics: Advertising: Television commercials, Consumerism, Advertising: History
Prelinger Archives
by On Film, Inc.
movies
eye 128,445
favorite 304
comment 25
Thoughtfully made advertising sales promo film extolling 1950s suburbanites as citizens and consumers.
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Topics: Suburbia, Cold War, Consumerism
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 16,345
favorite 30
comment 5
How the all-electric home emancipates women: a drama of how the women in the family manipulate their men to upgrade the laundry facilities.
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Topics: Gender roles, Appliances: Sales, Home economics: Laundry
Universal Newsreels
movies
eye 8,398
favorite 10
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Enos chimp prepared for space flight, rocket blastoff, capsule recovered, chimp examined in hospital (partial newsreel).
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